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and caused alarm. this afternoon's shooting comes days after a deadly mall shooting in oregon and just one day, of course, after the elementary school shooting in connecticut. preventing that type of violence, that's why gun owners turn in their weapons. the large turnover in oakland was partly a result of the connecticut tragedy. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet to kill somebody. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buy back was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms, $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, our grand kids or someone can't get these guns. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens all too often in oakland, it's the connecticut school massacre that's on a lot of people's minds today. >> it puts the gun violence in a different perspective. >> now they understand at much more profo
the connecticut school tragedy. and days after the deadly mall shooting in oregon. we will have more on the connecticut tragedy, not after this. >> one of the children who did not come home from school in newtown, connecticut - six her father - robbie parker - wanted to let others know about the little girl he lost to a gunman. and he talked of.forgiveness. >> my family is one of the family's lost a child in yesterday in the sandy hook elementary tragedy. i have been contacted by so many people in the agency's wanting to know how we are doing. and i thought that this would be the best way to share those feelings with everybody. first of all, i would like to offer of work deep condolences to all the families that are directly affected by this tragedy. it is a horrific tragedy and we want to know that our hearts and prayers go out to them. this includes the family of the shooter. family was bright, creative and very loving. she was willing to try new things, other than food. she loved to use her talents to touch the lives of others with an exceptional artist and. around her markers and
is really worried about it. remember, california and oregon, the centers of power in the united states, this is one of the reason lincoln wanted to build the transcontinental railroad once the civil war begins because he wants to expand the reach of the federal authority there was fear that there would be a west coast -- if you think about why did lincoln do what he did it for some princess of carolina part of the logic of this was in the states that have already succeeded from the union, but the prospect of the country as a whole falling apart of the federal government didn't assert its power and its authority, the west coast there were some secessionist sentiments and in the midwest we can talk about new york becoming a free port of entry like britain and germany. so we look back knowing the result of all of this which of course led to the emergence of the nation states with much greater powers reached is a precarious it was for a long period of time but it's also important to recognize the slave rights in terms of the civil war it was a broad state right settlement but the only stat
tax happy democrat and his thoughts. congressman blumenhour of oregon wrote a bill how government can tax cars by the mile. this idea, and i don't want to say it's stupid, but it is, and it's not even original. a mileage tax program was proposed twice last year. that's how bad that one is. the last spot on the list goes to espn commentator rob parker, the former detroit news coal imu.s. yesterday questioned the blackness of washington red skins robert griffin iii claiming he was not authentic. >> i keep hearing things, we all know he has a white fiance, talk about he's a republican. he's not really, okay. he's black, does the thing, but he's not really down with the cause. he's not one of us. he's kind of black. he's in the -- he's not really, like, the guy you want to hang out because he's off to something else. lou: espn suspended parker indefinitely, and to be honest with you, i think we would miss him, don't you? ambassador rice questioning contributics about false statements on benghazi, the a-teamtakes it up and more. doug shone, angela, join us next. >> announcer: you never kno
in oregon. >> the coast guard is working to clean up an oil spill leaking into a new york city strait. an oil tanker is leaking more than 100-thousand gallons of oil just off of staten island. crew members on the barge noticed the leak, and contacted an oil clean-up company to help in the efforts. waterways remain open as they clean-up the mess. boaters in the area are urged to take caution in the meantime. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. a mother whose son was in the classroom with the shooter in connecticut talks about the moment she learned about the shooting. and as we go to break. here are some of the names of the victims from friday's tragedy. (music) >> the parents of a six- year-old student who witnessed friday's massacre describe how their son is doing. the little boy was in the classroom with the shooter. he was able to escape the room and run to safety. the boy's teacher was vicki soto. she died in the classroom protecting her students from the gunfire. the boy's mother recalls the moments before she knew whether her son was okay. >> when you are standing there waiting
schoolers coming together to sing in honored of those lost. in oregon, hundreds gathering for a candlelight vigil. in what has become a national day of grief. but of course that grief felt nowhere more than right here in newtown, where you're looking at makeshift memorial, outside of sandy hook elementary school, people coming together there this evening to try to understand what happened. and try to comfort one another. our abc news team here on the ground covering it all and this evening for the first time, we're learning the names, seeing some of the faces of the young victims, all of them first graders. the medical examiner reporting a short time ago, many of them were shot at close range. and this evening, we begin with a father who lost his little girl. as you drive through this community, the signs of grief are inescapable. on the side of to road, we love you sandy hook elementary. tonight, we're hearing a father's anguish. robbie parker lost his daughter emilie. she was 6. >> teaching her how to read, dance and the simple joyce of life. her laugh was infectious. >> reporter: this ev
months we have had mass shootings in oregon, wisconsin, and colorado. when the public sees these as isolated incidents they're lesupset than when they occur one after the other, and the public the not accept, the public will not accept as a new normal one of these incidents every month, these mass shootings. second, of course, it involved children. and it's so poignant to see those pictures and i read the story in the newspaper where the families waited in the firehouse and when they found that a young child had survived, they called the parents out, and there were other parents waiting. what agony, what horror. so i think we can get something done. i think we have to do things that protect the second amendment rights of legitimate gun owners, but three things that we should focus on. we don't know the details yet, so you can't say any that any of them would have stopped this incident, but you can say they are parts of the pattern. one is to ban assault weapons, to try and reinstatement the assault weapons ban. the seconding is to limit the size of clips to maybe no more th
and his thoughts. congressman blumenhour of oregon wrote a bill how government can tax cars by the mile. this idea, and i don't want to say it's stupid, but it is, and it's not even original. a mileage tax program was proposed twice last year. that's how bad that one is. the last spot on the list goes to espn commentator rob parker, the former detroit news coal imu.s. yesterday questioned the blackness of washington red skins robert griffin iii claiming he was not authentic. >> i keep hearing things, we all know he has a white fiance, talk about he's a republican. he's not really, okay. he's black, does the thing, but he's not really down with the cause. he's not one of us. he's kind of black. he's in the -- he's not really, like, the guy you want to hang out because he's off to something else. lou: espn suspended parker indefitely, and to be honest with you, i think we would miss him, don't you? ambassador rice questioning contributics about false statements on benghazi, the a-team takes it up and more. doug shone, angela, join us next. [ roasting firewood ] ♪ many hot dogs are withi
in portland, oregon or a temple in wisconsin or a movie theater said. a very emotional these are our neighborhoods and these are our children we are going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this. regardless of the politics. >> a very emotional president. the white house said president obama supports the reinstatement of a federal ban on assault weapons. the ban expired in 2004, so there are now just restrictions on assault weapons, such as limited bullet capacity. enoug >> in a heated interview on piers morgan we hear more details of the massacre. as gun advocate john r. lott, junior says banning guns is not the answer to the rash of shooting massacres over the past few years or the rampage at sandy hook. let's take a listen. >> piers morgan: he fired over 100 rounds in several minutes. with this apparently harmless assault rifle >> lott: i never said guns were harmless. guns make it easy >> piers morgan: you just said it's just an average old gun. pm: he fired over 100 rounds and he killed 20 children, 20 children between 5 to 10. at w
in newtown, a shopping mall in oregon, a house of worship in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado, countless street corners in places like chicago and philadelphia. any of these neighborhoods could be our own. we have to come together, and we're going to have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening regardless of politics. >> in that aurora theater last july a gunman wielding a semi-automatic rifle with a 100-barrel magazine, a shotgun and pistol went on a rampage killing 12 and wounding 58. shortly afterwards colorado's governor said stricter gun laws would not have helped. >> if there were no assault weapons available, if there were no this or that, this guy is going to find something and know how to create a bomb. >> he seemed different in an interview last wednesday, two full days before the events here in connecticut. when you look at what happened in aurora, the governor said, a great deal of that damage was from the large magazine on the ar-15 rifle. i think we need to have that discussion and say, where is this appropriate? joining any n
no relation to violence. but if she had prior knowledge -- but even that is very tenuous. >> in oregon, we saw the guns being stolen. we saw here the guns belonged to the mother and he got access to the guns. can we expect to see some changes in the law here because of what happened? >> i think what we saw in connecticut is just prior to this, after the aurora, colorado, theater shooting, they tried to change the laws and make it a little more stringent. but there was such protest that it all got stricken down. i do see, though, that we have a law in illinois called the illinois school safety drill act which requires schools to annually have drills to kind of prepare for not only these kinds of things but weather issues, tornadoes, fires and the like, evacuation procedures in place, p.a. systems, et cetera. i think we're going to see a massive amount of legislation across the country requiring schools to do this. >> karen conti, thank you. earlier one of the most compelling moments of this tragedy, a father who lost his daughter in the shooting, bravely tells the world about the little girl th
. and the number of victims going back to columbine in 1999 all the way to portland, oregon, at a mall. three people killed there. so the context is just so alarming. senator feinstien, we talk about guns. it often overshadows the debate about mental illness. but in the vein of gun control in this country and presidential leadership, you heard from mayor bloomberg. this is how "the washington post" described the president's leadership back in july. i'm not going to take away your guns, obama promised in september of 2008. however, he advocated closing a loophole that allows for gun purchases without background checks at gun shows and for reinstating the assault weapons ban. obama kept his promises to gun owners but not to gun control advocates. the president signed bills allowing guns in national parks and on amtrak. he has not pushed for the restatement of the assault weapons ban nor closed the gun show loophole. has the president failed to lead? >> i'm not going to comment on that. i can tell you that he is going to have a bill to lead on, because on the first day bill, i'm going to introdu
over the past few years. an elementary school, a shopping mall in oregon, a house of worship in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado, countless streetcorners. any of these neighborhoods could be our own. we have to come together. we will have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening regardless of politics. this weekend, michele and i are doing what i know every parent is doing, holding our children as close as we can and reminding them how much will love them. there are families in conn who cannot do that today. they need all of us right now. while nothing can take the place of a lost child or loved one, all of us can extend a hand to those in need to remind them that we are there for them, that we are praying for them, and the love they felt for those they lost not just in doris in their own memories but in their communities and their country. thank you and god bless you. >> john boehner sent his prayers and condolences to those in connecticut. there would be no weekly address a president obama could speak to all of those in this time of
. it was headed from mesa, arizona to portland oregon. two people were on board. no other details about the crash have been released. >>> this week city leaders will consider a proposal to ban surveillance drones. it would establish a no drone zone in berkeley. supporters are worried the aircraft could be used to spy on residents. this comes a week after alameda county tabled a proposal by the sheriffs department to spend more than $31,000 from a grant on a surveillance drone. >>> and on this sunday morning bay area church goers are coming together to pray for the families for the victims in connecticut. allie rasmus is at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco where the shootings are expected to be the subject of sermons today. >> reporter: st. mary's coo need real here in san francisco just opened its doors about 30 minutes egg. they have a brief service that is going on right now. it started about ten minutes ago. and the pastor led the congregates inside in prayer in attribute remembering the victims of the connecticut shooting. we did have a chance to speak to the pastor very briefly. but he
, oregon, colorado, wisconsin, now connecticut, with mass shootings this year alone. why is it becoming too common? we will talk to author joel rosenberg, about our moral and spiritual underpinnings. but the list of names and their tender ages. the victims of the sandy hook elementary school shooting. blam i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! and you learned something along the way. this is the age of knowing what you're made of. so, why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection last
suggests, the guy on friday gets the guns from his mother. the guy in portland, oregon, earlier this week stole the gun. cho at virginia tech went out and bought them, even though he clearly had psychological problems and no stops had been placed against him. we have 310 million americans. 275 million guns. it's going to be a challenge keeping guns out of those hands who would use them in a wrong way, but we've got to start somewhere, and we've got to start sometime. >> doctor. >> i just want to agree very strongly with that. we have to do what's sane and rational for a country like ours, and we have to stop the flow of these high capacity magazine clips, and these kinds of automatic weapons. they don't belong in the hands of civilians period, and even though we have a backlog and we'll have to deal with the consequences of that, that genie is not going to be put back in the bottle. what we need to do now is act like grownups, take responsibility, confront the nra, whatever we have to do and start having sane, rational policies that have to do with the control of new weapons of this type,
. >> elementary school in newtown, a shopping mall in oregon, a house of worship in wisconsin, a movie theater in colorado, countless street corners in places like chicago and philadelphia, any of these neighborhoods could be our own. >> and tonight, the president will attend a vigil in newtown, connecticut, travelling there this afternoon to honor the victims of course the 20 children we have been talking about. >> kelly: molly henneberg now from washington, with more details on the president's plan. good morning to you. >> reporter: kelly, alisyn, dave, good morning. today the president will convey the anguish of a nation as he travels to newtown, connecticut. the white house just announced the trip late yesterday. president obama will speak privately with victims' families and also thank emergency responders later today and then this evening he'll attend an interfaith memorial service honoring those who were murdered. in his weekly radio and internet address this weekend, the president mourned the loss of the teachers and children. >> while nothing can take the place of a lost child or lov
again from oregon, a movie theater of in colorado, countless streetcorners and places like chicago and philadelphia. any of these neighborhoods could be our own. we have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening. regardless of politics. this weekend, michele and i are doing what i know every parent is doing, holding our children as close as we can and reminding them how much we love them. to families in connecticut, they cannot do that today. they need all of us right now. while nothing can take the place of a lost child or loved one, all of us can extend a hand to those in need to remind them that we are there for them, that we are praying for them. the love they felt for those they lost endorsed not only in their memories but their communities and in their country. thank you, and god bless you. >> john boehner sent his prayers and condolences. he said there would be no weekly address so president obama could speak for everyone in this time of morning. tomorrow, stan colender and josh gordon have the latest news on the fiscal cl
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